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Transcending Racial Barriers: Toward a Mutual Obligations Approach

Michael O. Emerson and George Yancey

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199742684
eISBN:
9780199943388
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199742684.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Despite recent progress against racial inequalities, American society continues to produce attitudes and outcomes that reinforce the racial divide. This book offers a fresh perspective on how to ... More


Dealing with Ideas

Michael Foley

in American Credo: The Place of Ideas in US Politics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199232673
eISBN:
9780191716362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232673.003.0017
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter presents an overview of the ecology of ideas in American politics. It discusses the various means by which political participants engage with a multiple constituency of core values in ... More


Diversities and Commonalities in Political Attitudes

Gian Vittorio Caprara and Michele Vecchione

in Personalizing Politics and Realizing Democracy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199982868
eISBN:
9780190644291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199982868.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter examines how basic values turn into political choices through core political values, namely through beliefs related to issues and priorities that stay at the core of the political ... More


Agrarianism and the Good Society: Land, Culture, Conflict, and Hope

Eric T. Freyfogle

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124391
eISBN:
9780813134888
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124391.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Every society expresses its fundamental values and hopes in the ways it inhabits its landscapes. In this exploration, this book raises difficult questions about America's core values while ... More


Summing Up: Toward a Twenty-First-Century Vision for Health Statistics

Daniel J. Friedman, Edward L. Hunter, and R. Gibson Parrish II

in Health Statistics: Shaping policy and practice to improve the population's health

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195149289
eISBN:
9780199865130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195149289.003.0021
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter provides a cross-cutting summary of previous chapters and a more explicit vision for health statistics in the 21st century. It argues that in order to develop enhanced national health ... More


Core Values, Functional Constituencies, and the Democratic Principle

Yue Chim Richard Wong

in Diversity and Occasional Anarchy: On Deep Economic and Social Contradictions in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9789888139446
eISBN:
9789888180349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139446.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Geographic constituencies refer to a natural institutional arrangement in an agrarian society where economic self-sufficiency is the norm. Yet, geographic constituencies have self-preservation powers ... More


From values to valuation: an interdisciplinary approach to the study of value

Tobias Brosch and David Sander

in Handbook of Value: Perspectives from Economics, Neuroscience, Philosophy, Psychology and Sociology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198716600
eISBN:
9780191807572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716600.003.0019
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Ever since the days of Plato, scholars have been trying to understand value. Today the investigation of value is central to many disciplines studying human thinking, feeling, and behavior, such as ... More


“This Is Why We Fight”: Defining the Values of the Digital Humanities

Lisa Spiro

in Debates in the Digital Humanities

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677948
eISBN:
9781452948379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677948.003.0003
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

This chapter argues that the digital humanities community must develop a flexible statement of values that it can use to communicate its identity to itself and the general public, guide its ... More


Handbook of Value: Perspectives from Economics, Neuroscience, Philosophy, Psychology and Sociology

Tobias Brosch and David Sander (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198716600
eISBN:
9780191807572
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716600.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Ever since the days of Plato scholars have been trying to understand value. What is value? Where does it come from? How does it impact our emotions, motivations, choices, and experiences? Value is ... More


Conclusion

Peter Frumkin (ed.)

in Strategic Giving: The Art and Science of Philanthropy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226266268
eISBN:
9780226266282
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226266282.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on strategic giving. It considers core value proposition as a critical element of strategic giving and clarifies the concepts of the key elements ... More


To Become a Mountain Hunter: Flexible Core Values and Subsistence Hunting among Reservation-Era Blackfeet

María Nieves Zedeño

in The Archaeology and Historical Ecology of Small Scale Economies

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813042428
eISBN:
9780813043074
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042428.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The decade of the 1880s marks the end of the Plains communal bison hunting. Taking Carole Crumley's “core values” in historical ecology as an organizing concept, this chapter examines the ecological, ... More


Birth as an American Rite of Passage

Robbie Davis-Floyd

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520229327
eISBN:
9780520927216
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520229327.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

Why do so many American women allow themselves to become enmeshed in the standardized routines of technocratic childbirth—routines that can be insensitive, unnecessary, and even unhealthy? This book ... More


Culture

Lawrence A. Cunningham

in Berkshire Beyond Buffett: The Enduring Value of Values

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231170048
eISBN:
9780231538695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170048.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This chapter discusses Berkshire Hathaway’s corporate culture. Corporate culture is defined by a set of shared beliefs, practices, and outlooks that determine a corporation’s expectations and ... More


Accountability Mechanisms

A. C. L. Davies

in Accountability: A Public Law Analysis of Government by Contract

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198299486
eISBN:
9780191685712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299486.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter starts the process of developing a framework of public law norms for internal contracts by setting out a policy to guide that development. It proposes that governments can be viewed as ... More


Experiencing leadership: Factors in followership

Michael Foley

in Political Leadership: Themes, Contexts, and Critiques

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199685936
eISBN:
9780191765810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685936.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Political leadership is often presented as a top-down and agency-driven process but as this chapter shows, leadership is a relational dynamic that has to include followers to be a viable enterprise. ... More


Reflecting on Models of Family Engagement

Nancy Feyl Chavkin

in Family Engagement in Schools: Strategies for School Social Workers and Educators

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190642129
eISBN:
9780190642150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190642129.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Communities and Organizations

“Reflecting on Models of Family Engagement” reviews models of family engagement including the Dual Capacity-Building Framework, ecological approach, family roles approach, school frameworks, and ... More


Connecting with Families: First Steps

Nancy Feyl Chavkin

in Family Engagement in Schools: Strategies for School Social Workers and Educators

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190642129
eISBN:
9780190642150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190642129.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Communities and Organizations

“Connecting with Families: First Steps” focuses on both the “why” and the “how” of connecting with families. Connecting is the first step of the 3 C’s approach. It is critical that schools build ... More


State, Law, and Constitution: Ernst-Wolfgang Böckenförde’s Political and Legal Thought in Context

Mirjam Künkler and Tine Stein

in Constitutional and Political Theory: Selected Writings

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198714965
eISBN:
9780191783135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714965.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Public International Law

The chapter provides an overview of Böckenförde’s biography as a scholar of law and history, a judge on the federal constitutional court, and a public intellectual. It depicts Böckenförde’s scholarly ... More


The State as an Ethical State [1978]

Mirjam Künkler and Tine Stein

in Constitutional and Political Theory: Selected Writings

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198714965
eISBN:
9780191783135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714965.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Public International Law

Böckenförde wrote this article in July 1978 under the impression of the ‘German Autumn’ of 1977, a row of terrorist activities by the Red Army Faction (RAF), and the Grundwertedebatte (debate on core ... More


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